‘War of the Worlds’ and Spielberg’s Mastery of Tension

A breakdown of one of Spielberg's most exhilarating sequences, and why it deserves to be considered one of his best.

Unlocking The Real Evil Within ‘Jaws’

We all know Mayor Vaughn is the real reason behind the people of Amity Island being served up as smörgåsbord.

Hot and Slaughtered: A Guide to Summer Horror Movies

Oh, those summer (fright) nights.

Celebrating Great Movie Dads

Good advice. Bad jokes. Sunday, June 17 is Fathers’ Day. Movies are filled with fathers, but many of film’s most…

The 18 Best Summer Blockbusters Ever

Polls don't lie! Here are the 18 best summer blockbusters ever.

The Best Year in Movies Was 1975

At the end of the Vietnam War and the middle of the Sexual Revolution, 1975 marked a profound change in…

A Love Letter to The Perfect Sounds of Cinema

Whether diegetic or non-diegetic, sound can often be the overlooked hero of stories in motion.

When Horror Movies Impact the Real World

Sometimes, life is stranger because of fiction.

The Most Traumatic PG Moments in Movie History

This stuff would never fly today.